There are two worlds we live in: a material world, bound by the laws of physics, and the world inside our mind, which is just as important.
I'm not a particularly dark individual. I have my moments, it's true, but I do have a sense of humor.
One of the advantages of travelling the world is that you get to know the world broadly. And one of the advantages of staying in one place is that you get to know the world deeply.
Life is a lot more interesting if you are interested in the people and the places around you. So, illuminate your little patch of ground, the people that you know, the things that you want to commemorate. Light them up with your art, with your music, with your writing, with whatever it is that you do.